Wall Speedwell - Veronica arvensis
Low to short, hairy plant usually erect 5 to 25 cm. Leaves triangular, the lower round toothed and short stalked. Flowers borne in leafy racemes, blue, small 2 to 3 mm in the axils of narrow upper leaves, and shorter than the calyx.
Very small flowers in terminal racemes in the axils of bracts (i.e a flower spike at the end of the main stem; no flower spikes in leaf axils where leaves join main stem); hairy; leaves usually toothed
Dry, open habitats, walls, gardens.
March to October.
Common throughout Britain.
In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 314 of the 617 tetrads.
In the current Checklist (Jeeves, 2011) it is listed as Native, Frequent
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